Data Scientist Job

DATE: Apr 7, 2024

LOCATION: Remote, Remote, United States

Company: Armstrong World Industries

​Primary location: Remote, Remote 
Relocation offered: No 
Employment status: Full-Time 
Travel: <10% 
Non-compete: No 
Location: Work from home position located in Remote, Remote 

The estimated base salary range for this role is $97,060 to $145,580 per year.  
Individual pay is based upon location, skills and expertise, experience and other relevant factors (salary may be adjusted based on geographic location)


​What does it mean to work at Armstrong?

It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the company.


By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Alongside a competitive remuneration package, you will receive:

  • A benefits package including: medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, 401k match, long-term disability coverage, vacation and sick time, product discount programs and many more.
  • Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
  • A working culture that balances individual achievement with teamwork and collaboration. We draw on each other's strengths and allow for different work styles to build engagement and satisfaction to deliver results. 


As a Data Scientist, you will leverage cutting-edge generative AI techniques to extract structured data from diverse document types. From there, you will build models that understand context, domain-specific jargon and generate documents. The output of your work will enable long-term strategic advantages for the company.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Building AI/ML features to evaluate document quality, account loyalty, market trends, etc.
  • Constructing supervised learning datasets
  • Writing robust and testable code
  • Defining and overseeing regular updates to improve precision as the company’s challenges and data evolve
  • Cultivating strong collaborations with teammates and stakeholders
  • Sharing technical solutions and product ideas with the team through design/code reviews and weekly meetings



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Experience transforming natural language data into useful features using NLP techniques to feed classification algorithms
  • Ability to work with dashboarding and visualization software such as Tableau or Power BI
  • Knowledge of software versioning control repositories such as GitHub
  • Ability to translate data insights into actionable items and communicate findings in a simplistic way
  • Experience with generative AI would be a plus
  • Enthusiasm for learning new things and going deep into detailed data analysis
  • Workflow flexibility, team player, and strong collaboration skills


Education and/or Experience

  • BS in Computer Science, Statistics or Applied Mathematics or equivalent years of experience
  • 2+ years in software development, statistical modeling, and machine learning
  • 2+ years of experience in an analytical field using tools such as Python, R, SAS, Matlab
  • Familiarity with SQL or other querying languages is preferred



Why should you join Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,800 employees and a manufacturing network of fifteen facilities in North America.


At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.


For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve - our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.


We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.


Our Sustainability Ambition

"Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.

We are committed to:

  • Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce;
  • Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet;
  • Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play;
  • Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders; and
  • Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.


Armstrong is committed to engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce.  As part of our dedication to diversity, AWI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard for race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.


Come and build your future with us and apply today!

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